Electron Microscopy Facilities-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University


The Central Electron Microscopy Facility is housed on the first floor of Roberts Hall in the Materials Characterization Facility on the Carnegie Mellon main campus. This facility is open to all research groups within the university and collaborating research groups from industry for characterization by Electron Microscopy. The facility provides state of the art instrumentation, techniques and expertise for advanced electron beam microcharacterization of materials at high spatial resolution. The Electron Microscopy facility provides capabilities for microstructural and microchemical characteristics and materials properties; for advanced electron microscopy techniques; for computer analysis and instrumentation; and to educate students and investigators in the theory and application of electron optical techniques. The facility staff will provide assistance and training in electron microscopy techniques to enable research groups to achieve their research objectives.

The Central Electron Microscopy Facility features eight operating electron microscopes, four Transmission Electron Microscopes, three Scanning Electron Microscopes and one Dual Beam, Focus Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope.

Contact Information:

Thomas Nuhfer

Thomas Nuhfer
Electron Microscopy

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Roberts Hall 135
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone (412) 268-2691

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